Loyola Marymount University Rankings

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In the World#873 of 14178
In North America#289 of 2629
In the United States#259 of 2528
In California#28 of 252
In Los Angeles#5 of 33

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
44%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$47,292 /y
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
6,778
Graduates
3,044
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
lmu.edu

Loyola Marymount University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate44%45%43%
Applicants18,5927,42511,167
Admissions8,1503,3784,772
Freshmen enrolled full time1,466702764
Freshmen enrolled part time11

571 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

59 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,016 or 69%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1230
or below

75% of them
had 1410
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Loyola Marymount University are 1230-1410 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
596 or 41%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 27
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Loyola Marymount University are 27-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4129 (42%)
Hispanic2413 (25%)
Nonresident Alien989 (10%)
Asian976 (10%)
Black or African American646 (7%)
Two or more races610 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown36 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander17 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$47,292/year
Average aid awarded
$19,877
Students receiving aid
93%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$32,367
$30-48K$35,166
$48-75K$34,284
$75-110K$40,964
$110K+$49,269

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$49,550$18,606
Tuition in-state$49,550$18,606
Tuition out-of-state$49,550$18,606
Fee in-district$733$297
Fee in-state$733$297
Fee out-of-state$733$297

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,226
Combined charge for room and board$15,030

Loyola Marymount University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Law319
Speech Communication and Rhetoric154
Urban Education and Leadership136
Marketing & Marketing Management, General132
Psychology, General128
Finance, General108
Cinematography and Film & Video Production6934
Political Science and Government, General80
Economics, General77
Accounting639
English Language and Literature, General646
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies66
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services62
Secondary Education and Teaching62
Business & Commerce, General62
Playwriting and Screenwriting4315
Sociology58
Fine & Studio Arts, General48
Elementary Education and Teaching48
Mechanical Engineering424
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General44
Biology & Biological Sciences, General44
Natural Sciences40
Educational Leadership and Administration, General2020
Education, General39
Computer and Information Sciences, General32
Business Administration and Management, General32
Special Education and Teaching, General26
Civil Engineering, General187
Electrical and Electronics Engineering158
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling23
Biochemistry22
Philosophy165
Bilingual and Multilingual Education21
Pastoral Studies & Counseling20
Educational Psychology20
Management Information Systems, General18
Reading Teacher Education17
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies16
International Relations and Affairs16
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects15
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration15
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering14
Dance, General13
History, General13
Recording Arts Technology & Technician12
Theology & Theological Studies66
Mathematics, General66
Yoga Teacher Training & Yoga Therapy12
Systems Engineering11
Music, General10
Environmental Science64
Applied Mathematics, General7
Chemistry, General6
Women's Studies6
Physics, General5
Bioethics & Medical Ethics5
Legal Studies, General5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Urban Studies & Affairs4
Humanities & Humanistic Studies4
African-American & Black Studies3
French Language and Literature3
American & U.S. Law & Legal Studies & Jurisprudence3
Journalism2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Ancient Studies & Civilization2
Asian Studies & Civilization1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics1
Communication and Media Studies, Other1
Environmental Studies1
European Studies & Civilization1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1
Taxation1
Grand Total1,580723342
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate80%76%83%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,333
Citations
119,197

Publication count by topic

Political science
1,633
Business
894
Psychology
801
Sociology
676
Economics
457
Philosophy
290
Computer science
289
Medicine
237
Art
217
Mathematics
208
Biology
196
History
195
Materials science
186
Engineering
154
Physics
112
Geography
85
Environmental science
82
Chemistry
76
Geology
18

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy2321,710
Sociology31219,627
Political science3895,807
Business49313,191
Economics58210,854
History739232
Psychology75523,056
Art94799
Environmental science10204,158
Computer science16304,124
Geography1674629
Medicine16985,835
Biology17648,249
Physics18081,498
Engineering18201,422
Mathematics18592,082
Materials science19283,834
Geology2529138
Chemistry30751,415

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990100136
199191185
1992127218
1993132257
1994119295
1995120367
1996148512
1997137586
1998120747
1999125860
200090961
20011341136
20021281300
20031491585
20041491823
20051672058
20062142446
20072212942
20082263416
20092374165
20102934908
20113036053
20122606619
20133177580
20143648617
20153148459
20163048474
20172167960
20182557269
20192558567
20202059070

General info

Alternative namesLMU
Founded1911
WikipediaLoyola Marymount University
MottoAd Majorem Dei Gloriam; Tua Luce Dirige
For the greater glory of God; direct us by thy light
Colorscrimson, navy, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff2,146
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressOne Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, California, 90045-2659
United States
City population3,976,000
Phone3103382700
Fax+1 (310) 338 1841

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